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Of the jobs to go, 63 are related to the loss of Blue Riband production and the other 10 are linked to changes to shift patterns elsewhere in the factory.
Nestle said its proposed changes "affect a number of our sites including Fawdon, Newcastle, where Blue Riband is made."
The Fawdon factory, previously operated by Rowntree, is almost 50 years old and much of its machinery is aging, though workers said there had been investment recently in the Blue Riband production line.
The Blue Riband wafer bar, launched in 1936, is made in Fawdon, Newcastle.
Math Roberts who won the instrumental Blue Riband for <B16 to 19-year-olds
Such was the prestige of holding the Blue Riband that countries like Italy and Germany had ships built specifically to snatch it from Britain and France.
Quite rightly, several southern based trainers, including Charlie Lister and John Mullins, decided that four runs in nine days and the travelling involved would make it impossible for their greyhounds to perform to their best, and re-routed several top stars such as track record holder Toosey Blue to the Blue Riband instead.
The Robert Alner-trained eight-year-old shot to the head of the blue riband betting after Best Mate was ruled out, but the 2003 Foxhunter Chase winner will now also miss the Festival.
Farloe Verdict, winner of last year's Blue Riband final, will be on show at Hall Green Stadium again tonight as the prestigious race falls under the television spotlight.
The first race for the Blue Riband for the fastest Atlantic crossing took place in 1838 between the Sirius and the Great Western.
PLANS to cut more than 100 jobs at Nestle's Newcastle factory and move Blue Riband chocolate bar production abroad remain in limbo, exactly a year after they were announced by the confectionery giant.
MORE than 100 Tyneside jobs are at risk as confectionary giant Nestle proposes switching production of the Blue Riband biscuit to Poland.
The firm are also moving production of their popular Blue Riband chocolate biscuit to Poland.
THE Wendy Fair Blue Riband always seemed to produce a four-bend champion in the days when my weekly greyhound itinerary comprised Wembley or Ramsgate (Mondays), Wimbledon (Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays), Catford or Hove (Wednesdays) and Walthamstow (Thursdays).
LIVERPOOL Harrier Oliver Back won the blue riband 100m race at the Northern Ireland Championships.